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HTMLNew York Enacts Gender Equity Laws
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Michelle E. Phillips; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2015, previously published on October 23, 2015
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a number of bills intended to protect and advance women’s equality, particularly in the workplace. These laws, signed on October 21, will go into effect on January 19, 2016.

 

HTMLNew York City’s Pre-Tax Transportation Benefit Mandate
Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs, Melissa Ostrower; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2015
A New York City ordinance requiring most employers to provide qualified pre-tax transportation benefits to their employees becomes effective on January 1, 2016.

 

HTMLNew York City Human Rights Commission Fair Chance Act Fact Sheet Offers Compliance Guidance
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2015
New York City employers must comply with the New York City Fair Chance Act, which restricts when employers can make inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories and imposes additional obligations on employers.

 

HTMLReminder: New York City Fair Chance Act, Limiting Criminal Inquiry, Effective October 27
Ellen M. Bandel, Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Daniel J. Jacobs; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2015, previously published on October 26, 2015
New York City employers must comply with the New York City Fair Chance Act, which restricts when employers can make inquiries about applicants’ criminal histories, beginning October 27, 2015.

 

HTMLMSHA Steps Up Metal/Non-Metal Mine Enforcement and Focuses on Workplace Examinations as Winter Approaches
Henry Chajet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2015
Citing an increase in the number of fatalities at non-coal mines and the coming of cooler weather, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced a stepped-up enforcement to combat hazards and fatality risks.

 

HTMLHouse Lawmakers Grill OSHA Administrator on Enforcement Issues
Tressi L. Cordaro; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 22, 2015
At a House subcommittee hearing on October 7, the head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Dr. David Michaels, faced a grilling from Republican lawmakers over recently issued guidance memoranda for agency inspectors and examples of allegedly over-the-top enforcement actions.

 

HTMLPittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act Effective 2016, Notices Available
Sheri L. Giger, Bethany Swaton Wagner; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2015, previously published on October 16, 2015
The Pittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act (“Ordinance”) requires all employers of employees within the Pittsburgh city limits to provide paid sick leave to all full- and part-time employees. The Ordinance is effective January 11, 2016.

 

HTMLSouth Carolina Jury Awards Employee $868,000 for Breach of an Oral Promise
William Robert Gignilliat, Andreas N. Satterfield; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 14, 2015
A jury has returned an $868,000 verdict for an employee’s wrongful termination in an unusual case illustrating what “not to do” when discharging an employee. The verdict is believed to be one of the largest ever in South Carolina involving breach of an oral promise. Parker v. The...

 

HTMLState Limitations on Arbitration Agreements with Class Action Waivers Again before U.S. Supreme Court
James A. McKenna; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015
The latest of a line of recent cases in which the U.S. Supreme Court has weighed the enforceability of class action waivers in arbitration agreements was before the Court on October 6, 2015, when the Supreme Court heard oral argument in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia, et al., No. 14-462. These decisions...

 

HTMLSurface Transportation Board Backs Railroad’s Denial of Service during Labor Dispute
Henry Chajet; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 22, 2015, previously published on October 13, 2015
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) has denied a petition by a Texas metal producer that, if approved, would have forced the Union Pacific Railroad Co. (UP) to restore rail service at the producer’s plant in the midst of an employee lockout. The STB is an economic and adjudicatory body...

 


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